On September 3, a grand ceremony was held to mark the beginning of a new semester and welcome 5,331 freshmen and 5,758 new postgraduate students of HNU.
Attendees present at the ceremony included: Deng Wei, secretary of the CPC HNU Committee; Xu Jianjun, liaison official of Party building work in the universities affiliated to the Ministry of Education; Ding Rongjun, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering; Tan Weihong, academician of the Chinese Academy of Science; and, many HNU leaders, members of CPC HNU Committee Standing Committee, assistant president, and deputy director of HNU Affairs Committee. Vice President Wang Weibin presided over the ceremony. Teacher representatives, persons in charge of student affairs, leaders of colleges and schools, and instructors of new students, also attended.
HNU President Duan Xianzhong, on behalf of all HNU faculty and students, expressed warm welcome to the new fellows.
Secretary Deng Wei helps a new student wear a HNU badge.
President Duan Xianzhong addresses the ceremony.
Academician Tan Weihong speaks.
Vice President Wang Weibin presides over the ceremony.
Ding Yan, a student representative and a doctoral candidate in HNU College of Information Science and Engineering, shares his HNU stories.
Sun Xiaoyao, a freshman representative from the College of Finance and Statistics, speaks at the ceremony.
Zhou Yubiao, new postgraduate student representative from the College of Mechanical and Vehicle Engineering, speaks.